Information Security Officer


We’ve introduced a 3-day weekend for all full-time employees, at full salary. From June 2022, we’ll work 35-hour, 4-day weeks

Posted 4 weeks ago

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Linz, Austria ⚠️

About us

We're the world's most-trusted name in keeping cats and dogs safe and healthy. The secret to that success? A team of truly unique individuals who care about each other just as much as going the extra mile for pet parents.

Your territory

Reporting to the CTO, you will:

  • Have the unique opportunity to shape IT security of a fast-growing scale-up company
  • Develop, implement, and manage Tractive’s overall security strategy
  • Develop company-wide guidelines in the form of security policies and guidelines
  • Participate in the Incident Response Team whilst taking on leadership tasks in case of incidents or reports from ethical hackers
  • Plan, support, and participate in penetration tests, including measures management, as well as coordinate a functioning vulnerability and patch management system
  • Level up our Software Development practices to strengthen our products’ security posture
  • Collaborate and consult in Information Security Risk Management and Business Continuity Management
  • Monitor defined risk management measures in the area of cybersecurity, including reporting
  • Bring in your fresh ideas to make Tractive better - you’ll never hear the phrase “...because that’s how we’ve always done things”
  • Continuously grow personally and professionally, take ownership of areas that show your potential, and attend workshops which help you get to the next level

Your profile

Key requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in the field of IT security
  • Know-how and experience in dealing with current IT security technologies, standards, and methods
  • Knowledge of several relevant security domains, especially Security and Risk Management, Endpoint Security, Security Architecture and Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security
  • Certifications in the security context (ISO 27001, CISA, CISM, CISSP, etc.) are a plus, but not mandatory
  • Very good English skills
  • Valid Austrian work permit

Does this sound like you?

  • Ability to coordinate various parallel activities
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Structured, independent, and pragmatic working style, commitment, and trustworthiness
  • Taking ownership and ambition to shape security
  • Pragmatic perfectionist who is getting things done
  • Excited to work in Austria alongside an outstanding team


Let's strengthen the bond between pets and their owners! Join our pack of 140+ team members in Austria and Seattle!

Working Week

We’ve introduced a 3-day weekend for all full-time employees, at full salary. From June 2022, we’ll work 35-hour, 4-day weeks

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  • Wed
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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 25 days PTO, plus public holidays (15 in Austria) plus 6 "Balancing days" for over-hours accumulated throughout the year

  • 40 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 92 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We work hybrid remotely. Team members work at least 2 days per week from our office in Linz (Austria)

  • Austria
  • USA
  • UK

Company Benefits

  • Holistic health package
  • Company Pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Company retreats
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 250 across 14 departments:

  • engineering
  • marketing
  • support
  • data science
  • product management
  • arts and design
  • human resources
  • operations
  • sales
  • +5 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • IT Security
  • Risk Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Security Policies
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Patch Management
  • Software Development Security

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